Hearing Israel: Music, Culture and History at 60 An International Conference
Sunday, April 13th, 2008 - Monday, April 14th, 2008
As the State of Israel marks its 60th anniversary in 2008, the University of Virginia Jewish Studies Program is hosting a unique conference on music in Israel. This unprecedented gathering will feature leading Israeli, American, and European scholars exploring Israeli music as a window into national identity, politics, religion, and culture. Alongside the academic sessions, the conference will also feature concert performances by Israeli musical legends Etti Ankri and Moussa Berlin as well as cellist Uri Vardi and the Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra.
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All academic sessions are free and open to the public.
For a full conference schedule go to the Jewish Studies website:
The Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestr conducted by Kate Tamarkin, with cello soloist Uri Vardi, will perform works by Bloch, Golijov, and Berlioz. Advance tickets for the Sunday afternoon Symphony concert in Old Cabell Hall are available now at the Old Cabell Hall Box Office, 112 Old Cabell Hall, (434) 924-3984: $15-28/$11 students and UVA ARTS $.
Evening concert of Israeli popular, folk, and religious music featuring the Etti Ankri Band and the Moussa Berlin Ensemble
Conference Advisory Committee
Conference Producer: Kid Wongsrichanalai
The Hearing Israel Conference is supported by the University of Virginia Jewish Studies Program, the Gunst Family Foundation, the Posen Foundation, the McIntire Department of Music, the Corcoran Department of History, the Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Religious Studies, the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, the Middle Eastern Studies program, the University of Virginia Hillel, and the Cultural Affairs Department of the Embassy of Israel.
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112 Old Cabell Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Departmental Information: (434) 924-3052
Cabell Hall Box Office: (434) 924-3984